New PSP Finally Dated for Japan, Bundles Announced

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Sony Computer Entertainment Japan also announced today that the revamped PSP (PSP-3000) has a Japan release date: October 16th. According to the press release, the new PSP will be priced at ¥19,800 (US$183). What's more, Sony announced that the upcoming PSP bundles for titles Gundam vs. Gundam, Patapon 2 and DISSIDIA FINAL FANTASY will of course be packaged with the PSP-3000. Those bundles will hit later this year and be priced at ¥24,840 ($230), ¥23,800 ($220) and ¥25,890 ($240) respectively.

DISCUSSION

The loss of battery life makes these units pointless... I mean, I have a PSP-2000 and the battery life is already pretty short. Why would i want to make it even shorter?